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1993 Ford Ranger STX 4.0L abs valve VIN: 1FTCR15X1P
good morning fellow wrenchers. I have this ranger that came in with the master cylinder push rod adjusted too far and the brakes would not release. needless to say the front brakes were gone and had some minor leaks so we did front brake pads and rotors an...
2004 Ford Thunderbird 3.9L temperature VIN: 1FAHP60A74
Vehicle came in with an upper radiator hose leak. Leaked on the heater control valve and shorted it. Codes B2798 and B2799. Replaced the heater control valve and auxiliary water pump. Blows cold at 60 on both sides. Run the temps up to 75 and it will blow ...
2011 Ford F-150 Platinum 3.5L Blower Fan VIN: 1FTFW1ET3B
Last month customer came in with no blower fan. Installed new blower motor resistor and was working fine. Now the fan will not work on high. Turn the fan on it will run for about 30 seconds & quit. Then about 30 seconds it will start up and continue the cy...
2014 Ford F-150 Platinum 3.5L Turbo
The LH turbo area is leaking coolant. It looks like there is a kind of quick connect fitting. Are there any tips or precautions to take when doing this? Also, what kind of gaskets, fittings, o_rings will I need to get? Maybe I should do both sides? Thanks!

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2012 Ford F-450 Super Duty XL 6.8L No throttle VIN: 1FDUF4GY2C
I inspected the throttle controls for the bucket part and it worked properly and was not causing a problem. I mentioned about replacing the strobe lights and clock spring to let everyone know what had just been done when the problem all of a sudden appeared. I... Trouble codes: P2138 (Throttle/pedal position switch d/e voltage correlation).
2013 Ford Escape SE 1.6L Reverse & 3rd VIN: 1FMCU0GX1D
Thanks Guys for your input. Caleb, it does have the latest software. Jesse, I always inform customers on possible outcomes (been doin' this for 40 years) and the pre-buy was not a possibility for them. Dan, they will take an alternate vehicle on the trip. So f...
2014 Ford Escape SE 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMCU0GX7E
The 5v reference for the FTP sensor, which is shared thru a splice with the fuel rail pressure sensor, goes into and out of a connector in the underhood fuse box to the FTP sensor. In this case it was going in to the fuse box but not coming out. We tapped int... Trouble codes: P0453 (Evap System Pressure High).
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